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Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum

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Address: 220 E Ann St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1445
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+1 734-995-5439
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Everyone gets creative in this interactive science and technology museum,...

Everyone gets creative in this interactive science and technology museum, featuring engaging exhibits in subjects like psychology, the media and health.

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Fun in the heart of Ann Arbor

Housed in an old Fire Station, the Ann Arbor Hands On Musuem is a great way to spend an afternoon with active, curious children. Plenty of activities for a variety of age levels... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Housed in an old Fire Station, the Ann Arbor Hands On Musuem is a great way to spend an afternoon with active, curious children. Plenty of activities for a variety of age levels. Lots of stairs, but there are also elevators.

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Thank Breeda M
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was pleasantly surprised to discover that The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum was much more than an attraction for schoolchildren. There are stimulating exhibits to challenge the curiosity of anybody there. Yes - there are youth focused activities - but people of all ages and walks of life will find something fascinating and inspirational to learn about. Plus there is... More 

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Thank Tom U
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My grandson loved it, so much to do, so much to look at and explore. This is smaller than Toledo 's hands on - so it is good for a few hours up to maybe a 1/2 day.

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Thank Connie P
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

How fantastic a place. If you are between 2 and 72 or more, the exhibits will pull you in and make you wish you could do science all day long. Investigate, observe, participate.

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Thank virginiam990
Detroit, Michigan
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best place to inspire young children forever. It is one of the best museums I have been to in a long time and my students truly enjoyed. It is 4 floors of fun and and amazing science . We took our preschool and kindergarteners there for a field trip and the staff was very accommodating and helpful in making sure... More 

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Thank efromflint73
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice small hands-on museum for small kids or even bigger kids. Adults enjoyed it as well. Lots of stuff to play around with packed into a smaller space. Fun and educational.

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Thank monkeybig
Osceola, Indiana
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took our ten-year old to this museum and was surprised at how much he loved it! Lots of interactive learning. We enjoyed it with him as well. We skipped the toddler area. We spend almost 3 hours here. We could have easily spent another hour or so. Lots of learning for the kids!

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Thank littleladyone
North Ridgeville, Ohio
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I like it here unforteley we don't live here so we can't go here that offen this was a spring break trip😀🐸

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Thank Amyann16
Detroit, Michigan
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Reviewed April 17, 2017

Interactive, interesting and the staff were so welcoming and friendly.Clean and thought provoking. My six year old granddaughter was so enlightened.

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Thank Kathleen H
Milan, Michigan
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Reviewed April 10, 2017

Love this place. Four floors of fun. It is a children's museum but adults will like it too. Gets pretty crowded because it is so much fun. It is a go to place for class trips and bad weather days.

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